April 30 – May 17, 2015
Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. A wry drama centered around three misfit employees mopping the floors and attending to one of the last 35 millimeter film projectors in a run-down movie theatre in central Massachusetts. A hilarious and heart-rending cry for authenticity in a fast-changing world. “Ms. Baker specializes in moments of intimacy that are awkward, hilarious and ineffably touching.” – NY TIMES
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Admission: Adults $25/Seniors $20/Students $15. Thursdays – Saturday @ 8pm, Last two Sundays @ 3pm Threshold Repertory Theatre, 84 1/2 Society Street, Charleston, SC. For tickets: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/33845/1427860800000
Through May 9, 2015
How’s a queen to keep her head in the middle of a revolution? Marie Antoinette delights and inspires her French subjects with her three-foot tall wigs and extravagant haute couture. But times change and even the most fashionable queens go out of style. In the humorous and haunting Marie Antoinette, idle gossip turns more insidious as the country revolts, demanding liberté, égalité, fraternité!
Admission: $20-$30. PURE Theatre, 477 King Street, Charleston, SC. For more information visit http://puretheatre.org/
Through May 10, 2015
A musical comedy mystery that you solve yourself based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel.
Based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name, The Mystery of Edwin Drood uses the world of music hall and pantomime as a backdrop, following the exploits of members of the Theatre Royale Music Hall Company as they attempt to complete the unfinished story of Edwin Drood—with some sing-along help from the audience!
Admission: $25-$35. Footlight Players Theatre, 20 Queen Street, Charleston, SC 29401. For more information visit http://footlightplayers.net/2014-2015-season/
May 1-10, 2015
More than a tribute show, Always…Patsy Cline is based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with Louise, a fan from Houston who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in 1961 and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death. Written by Ted Swindley and directed by Sheri Grace Wenger, the show is filled with down-home country humor and 24 of Patsy’s unforgettable hits, such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams, and Walking After Midnight. Multi-award winning Charleston theatre favorite Becca Anderson stars as the legendary Patsy Cline, singing live with a 5-piece country band!
Admission: $36 Adults, $32 Senior & Military, $25 Students & Children over age 5. Duvall Catering, 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston, SC 29405. For more information please visit www.MidtownProductions.org
May 15 – 31, 2015
One of the longest-running Off-Broadway shows of all time, this affectionate spoof of 1950s sci-fi movies has become a household name. A down-and-out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon “Audrey II” grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite, finally revealing itself to be an alien creature poised for global domination!
*This show contains some mature thematic material and adult language. It is suitable for most audiences.
Admission: $25. James F. Dean Theater, 133 South Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483. For more information visit http://www.flowertownplayers.org/littleshopofhorrors
April 4- November 28, 2015
Marion Square, Downtown Charleston
The Charleston Farmers Market is available each Saturday from 8am-2pm in the beautiful Marion Square, between King and Meeting Streets at the edge of Calhoun Street in the Upper King Street Design District. The park at Marion Square has long been the center of festive activities and is the perfect tranquil setting for the Farmers Market. Nestled beneath beautiful trees with plenty of room for families to gather and children to play, the Farmers Market comes to life each Saturday morning and offers an abundance of the freshest local produce, shrimp, plants, herbs and cut flowers. While strolling the Charleston Farmers Market, a delicious breakfast, brunch or lunches are available while listening to a variety of live entertainment. The Farmers Market also offers an amazing assortment of juried arts and crafts, providing the best selection and most talented local artisans. Visit www.charlestonfarmersmarket.com.
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May 22 – June 7, 2015
Focusing primarily on artists of the Southeast region, Piccolo Spoleto is the perfect complement to the international scope of Spoleto Festival USA, its parent festival, and its 500 events in 17 days transforms Charleston into an exhilarating celebration of performing, literary and visual arts. Piccolo Spoleto’s traditional program offerings include visual arts exhibits, classical music, jazz, dance, theatre, poetry readings, children’s activities, choral music, ethnic cultural presentations, crafts and film. Visit www.piccolospoleto.com.
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